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Junior fellow in picu

NHS Medical & Dental: Junior Clinical Fellow

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Child health
NHS Medical & Dental: Junior Clinical Fellow
Fixed term: 6 months
Full time: 40 hours per week
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University Hospital Southampton
£38,693 per annum
07/06/2020 23:59

Applicants are invited to apply for a full time junior fellows (SHO ST1-2 equivalent) in Paediatric Intensive Care at Southampton General Hospital commencing August/September 2020.  This post is fixed term for 6 months. No prior experience of PICU is required, but some experience during foundation programme or post-foundation in any of paediatrics, anaesthesia, ICU or emergency medicine is required. This post is heavily supervised and would suit someone who has completed foundation training and an ‘F3’ year and spending time deciding on future specialities to apply for.

Southampton PICU is a 16 bedded mixed intensive care unit admitting around 1000 patients each year. We are the regional referral centre for Wessex and run the combined Southampton Oxford retrieval team (SORT) service for the Wessex / Oxford network, moving around 500 critically ill and injured children per year.

Our case mix includes cardiac, ECMO, neonatal and neurosurgical cases as well as the full range of general and paediatric sub-speciality work. We are the Wessex paediatric major trauma centre, with a dedicated paediatric emergency department on site.

The successful applicant will form part of the SHO grade rota for PICU. We run a comprehensive induction and training programme for all staff starting PICU. We do not expect any experience of PICU and will ensure you are fully supported and trained during your time with us.

Appointment will be made under local contractual terms and conditions of service for Trust appointed (non-training fellow doctors and dentists).

Grades for Trust appointed (non-training) fellows will be paid a basic salary at a nodal pay point linked to the grade, at the rate set out in the National Medical and Dental pay circular. Basic salary detailed below plus any additional remuneration (as applicable) for hours set out in the doctors work schedule (e.g. additional hours, weekend allowance, and any hours which attract enhanced pay)

As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.

As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.

UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

Basic Salary – MT03          £38,693

Travelling expenses will not be paid for attending interview

Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role.  Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible.  Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application. 

Job Reference: MT0275 - This vacancy closes on or before:  7th June 2020

If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Gareth Jones ( Clinical Director for PICU or Dr Michael Griksaitis ( Clinical Lead for SORT; via PA to the Unit

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